... the truest respect which you can pay to the reader's understanding, is to halve this matter amicably, and leave him. something to imagine, in his turn, as well as yourself. For my own part, I am eternally paying him compliments of this kind, and do...
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman - Seite 68
von Laurence Sterne - 1760 - 220 Seiten